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Episode CXXXIII - Anthology of Interest I‪I‬

posted on 20.04.2021, 01:01 by Rhiannon Evans

Rhiannon Evans, Caillan Davenport and Matt Smith each share three Roman topics of interest for three minutes! You will hear:

- Scaurus and the marble columns

- The 206 fragments of the Portland Vase

- The paranoia of Emperor Claudius

- The Roman perception of Ireland (featuring exploding sheep)

- The vanity of the Alexander the Sophist

- An early example of chemical warfare

- Living it rough with Seneca

- Goldflake and Innocence

- The nazi fascination with Tacitus' Germania


Associate Professor Rhiannon Evans (Classics and Ancient History, La Trobe University)

Dr Caillan Davenport (Senior Lecturer, Roman History, Macquarie University/Humboldt Research Fellow, Goethe University, Frankfurt)


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